Overview

Asia Pacific Youth Exchange

 

PURPOSE

The Asia-Pacific Youth Exchange (APYE) is a program that responds to the global need of meaningfully empowering youth to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. To reach the ambitious SDGs, we cannot keep doing business as usual - we need an entrepreneurial approach to accelerate the exponential growth of innovative ideas. By simulating SDG-focused ideation and execution, youth delegates are given an unique opportunity to learn and hone the skills necessary to participate in sustainable development initiatives. To achieve this, the APYE has three main components: Leadership development training, local immersion and the SDGs Symposium.

The aim of hosting APYE in Korea is to provide a platform for youth around the world to connect and develop creative solutions for today’s complex problems, starting within their own communities. 

HISTORY & REACH

 

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

APYE provides a practical learning opportunity for changemakers. Over 90% of our alumni would recommend APYE to their friends. Are you ready for the experience of a lifetime?

METHODOLOGY

The APYE program has developed and tested a  method to inspire and empower youth to be changemakers. APYE Korea uses a human-centered design approach to structure the 10-day program to achieve the objectives of raising awareness on the SDGs, building the capacity of youth to implement innovative projects, and strengthening networks and partnerships in the region. The key ingredient for APYE's success is the local immersion component, which gives participants a test bed to learn from and contribute to real people.

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